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First Listen: Al Di Meola - Elysium

Al is the masterful guitar player that made a name with Return to Forever and was part of the jazz festival last Thursday night has made a brand new recording and the first in three years.

The title derived from Ancient Greek, to be deeply stirred from joy ... Al’s new recording features a six-piece band that does not include a bassist.

Three keyboard players give the record a unique sound with the drumming being very subtle.

Playing all the guitar parts himself - acoustic, nylon, twelve-string and electric -this is the opening piece from the called "Adour" for your First Listen on June 26.


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